Administration Offices
90 McGuffey Drive Claysville, PA 15323
Phone (724) 948-3731 | Fax (724) 948-3769
Success through Excellence
McGuffey School District is a public school system located in Washington County, Pennsylvania. The School District is composed of four schools: McGuffey High School, McGuffey Middle School, Claysville Elementary, and Joe Walker Elementary.

The McGuffey school colors are navy blue and gold. "Highlanders" has been adopted as the official school nickname. Current enrollment is 1,764 students. The district is named after William Holmes McGuffey, who wrote a series of Eclectic Readers and was a famous and revolutionary educator. McGuffey School District covers an area of approximately 198 square miles sparsely populated by 12,480 people in 4,949 households.

Mission Statement
In a cooperative effort with the community, the mission of the McGuffey School District is to be an educational leader by enabling students to reach their full potential through the acquisition and application of knowledge and life skills.
District News
2016 Focus Newsletter
The 2016 Focus Newsletter is now available in digital format. Physical copies will be mailed to all residents in our community. 
You may download the Focus Newsletter: Click Here.
RAC Art Projects Appearing throughout Washington County
On Wednesday May 18, 2016, the Rural Arts Collaborative of Washington County will be holding an event at Citizens Library, 55 South College St. Washington, PA 15301, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. to celebrate the works of students from several schools in Washington County. Funded by the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, the Rural Arts Collaborative (RAC) was formed to work with schools by placing teaching artists in classrooms with teachers and students, enhancing and supporting the arts education curricula in each school, and ultimately placing artwork created by students throughout the area. Washington High School, Park Elementary, Clark Alternative School, McGuffey Middle School, and McGuffey High School were the schools participating in this phase of the project.  
McGuffey Students: Full STEAM Ahead
 On Wednesday, September 9, 2015, nine students, accompanied by teachers and administrators, shared their STEAM learning experiences at the AIU3 STEAM Showcase, held at the IBEW Circuit & Conference Center, in Pittsburgh, PA. As the recipient of a 2014-2015 STEAM Grant, funded by the Benedum and Grable Foundations, the District was invited to share their "Learning Is 3D" experiences with area educators. McGuffey STEAM Embassadors included the following: Tesla Baker, Christian Clutter, Italo Deluca, Anna Ferraro, Lauren Hoge, C.J. King, Sydney Pochiba, Sabrina Rutan, and Colin Walters. 
Congratulations to our December Middle School Students of the Month!
Congratulations to our Middle School Students of the Month for December 2015 - Hunter Kleinhans and Erica Teagarden. Both are sixth graders and have been chosen based on their character, academics, integrity and leadership.  Great Job! 
Six McGuffey Middle School Students Honored by the American Legion
On April 14, 2015, six McGuffey Middle School eighth grade students were honored by American Legion Hunt-Kennedy Post 639 during a School Award Program. Anna Ferraro, Christian Clutter, Colin Walters, Italo DeLuca, Lauren Hoge, and Sabrina Rutan were bestowed awards based on their embodiment of Courage, Honor, Leadership, Patriotism, Scholarship, and Service. The awards event was celebrated as part of “Children and Youth Month”, demonstrating to the young people of our community that The American Legion celebrates children as “our most precious resource”. Tracy Sushel, the guest speaker at the event, inspired attendees and recipients with a message of patriotism, responsibility, and leadership. McGuffey Middle School thanks Elden Morris, Post Commander, and all member of Post 639, as well as Pat Maggi and the Post Auxiliary, for sponsoring this event. Congratulations to our award winners, proof that the future of our community is in good hands.
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McGuffey Administration Offices
90 McGuffey Drive
Claysville, PA 15323
Phone (724) 948-3731
Fax (724) 948-3769
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